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Reports: Bowling Green Hiring Southern Utah Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Simon
SALT LAKE CITY – The Bowling Green Falcons are hiring Southern Utah men’s basketball coach Todd Simon according to Stadium Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman.
In 2023, Simon led the Thunderbirds to the Western Athletic Conference’s third seed with a 22-12 record.
Bowling Green is hiring Southern Utah head coach Todd Simon, source told @stadium.
Simon is from the Midwest and has done an incredible job at Southern Utah. Last 3 years: 65-28 overall and 38-14 in league.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) March 14, 2023
The hiring comes after a disappointing season which led to the Falcons letting go of head coach Michael Huger. Bowling Green finished the season with an 11-20 record.
Simon’s Thunderbirds won 20 or more games in three straight seasons. This included a Big Sky regular season championship in 2020-2021.
Sources: Bowling Green is targeting Southern Utah coach Todd Simon to be the school’s next basketball coach. A deal is expected to come together in the upcoming days. He’s won 20 or more games three-straight seasons there.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) March 14, 2023
Todd Simon Earns 100th Win As Southern Utah Head Coach
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds left the North Shore Classic with a 91-87 win in double overtime over Sacramento State in November 2022.
Four Southern Utah players scored in double figures against Sacramento State. Tevian Jones led the way with 24 points on 8/17 shooting from the field. Jason Spurgin dropped 20 points and four rebounds. Drake Allen posted 14 points, four rebounds, and four assists. Harrison Bulter added 13 points and 10 rebounds.
As a team, SUU shot 48% from the floor, 26% from the three-point line, and 76% at the free-throw line.
It was the 100th career win for Todd Simon as the head coach of Southern Utah.
100 Wins as our leader in Cedar City
Thanks Coach for your dedication 👏#TBirdNation pic.twitter.com/egnvgS1YqW
— SUU Men’s Basketball (@SUUBasketball) November 27, 2022
Chandler Holt is a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter at @ChandlerHoltKSL.
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